Visit Belfast

Blog

All you need to know about everything that’s happening in the city right now!

Titanic and Maritime

Only in Belfast can you trace the Titanic story to its source, discover the passion and pride of those who designed and built her and relive the excitement of the Titanic era when the city was at the height of its powers.

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast is the world's largest Titanic visitor experience and a must-see visit - it was voted the World's Leading Tourist Attraction in 2016. Housed in an iconic six-floor building, this state-of-the-art visitor experience tells the story of the Titanic, from her conception in Belfast in the early 1900s, through her construction and launch, to her famous maiden voyage and tragic end. More info >>

SS Nomadic

Titanic’s little sister ship, SS Nomadic, has had quite an eventful life. Originally designed to ferry first and second class passengers to Titanic, she went on to serve other ships, carrying famous passengers including Charlie Chaplin and Elizabeth Taylor. She was also a troop ship in the 1940s, and even a floating restaurant in Paris! Take a tour on board. More info >>

HMS Caroline

HMS Caroline is the last remaining survivor of the Battle of Jutland 1916. Having undergone extensive restoration, the new visitor experience allows visitors to discover a range of historic spaces including the Captain's Cabin, engine room, sick bay and galley kitchen. Visitors can explore, through a mixture of historic restoration, state-of-the-art special effects and hands-on interactive exhibits, the importance of the Battle of Jutland and discover what life was like at sea for over 300 crew who served on board. More info >>

Titanic Discovery Tour

Explore the symbolism of Titanic then and now with this Titanic Discovery Tour. Walk in the footsteps of the people who designed and built RMS Titanic – the world’s most famous ship – in Belfast's historic shipyard. Visitors will stand where Titanic once proudly overlooked the city from her slipway, listen to passenger stories, celebrate the architectural wonder that is Titanic Belfast and learn about the wider Titanic Quarter and its remarkable regeneration. Read more >>

Titanic Boat Tours - Lagan Boat Company

Take a tour of Belfast harbour with this hop-on, hop-off water taxi service. Explore the place where Titanic was built, and see a side of Belfast that had previously only been experienced by harbour workers. Tours depart from Donegall Quay, close to the Big Fish. More info >>

Wee Tram Tour

Hop On and Hop Off for two days travel around the attractions of the Titanic Quarter. On board you’ll hear amazing stories of the shipyard, with photography, video material and local knowledge on screens in each tram carriage. You can even wear your very own Edwardian ‘duncher' as you travel, the old yardmen’s cap! You can stay on board for a full tour - it takes approximately one hour and it’s a great day out in its own right - or you can use the tram to explore all the attractions in the Titanic Quarter. More info >>

Titanic Memorial Garden

The Titanic Memorial Garden in the grounds of Belfast City Hall was officially opened on 15 April 2012, the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking. The garden is set on two levels with the upper level containing a nine metre long plinth, inscribed with the names of those who died on RMS Titanic and a lower grassed terrace surrounding the existing monument. More info >>